Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Knifepoint Robbery-Newark

Wings To Go Peoples Plaza

Newark – Delaware State Police are investigating the knife point robbery of a Newark Wings To Go restaurant that took place Monday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2018, at the Wings To Go, located at 940 Peoples Plaza, Newark. A suspect with his face covered and brandishing a knife, approached an 18 year old male employee at the sales counter and demanded cash from the register. The victim complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who then fled the business and was last seen running westbound in the parking. The employee was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male, 17-18 years of age, 5’8”-5’9”, wearing a dark colored hoodie, dark colored face covering and in possession of a knife.

No surveillance images are available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Troop 2 Robbery Unit at 302-365-8566.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 050918 0800

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